Know the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer. Find out how colorectal cancer is tested for, diagnosed, and staged.
Finding cancer early, when it's small and hasn't spread, often allows for more treatment options. Some early cancers may have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that's not always the case.
After a cancer diagnosis, staging provides important information about the extent of cancer in the body and anticipated response to treatment.
Here are some questions you can ask your cancer care team to help you better understand your cancer diagnosis and treatment options.